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June 19, 2019

Online Video News

VidAngel Gets Potential Death Blow With $62.4M Judgment

A jury hit VidAngel with a $62.4 million fine for violating Hollywood studio copyrights by creating unauthorized reproductions from DVDs.

Tru Optik Launches Ad-Targeting Product for Political Advertisers

With the presidential election already underway, audience intelligence company Tru Optik launched Political Data Cloud, letting pollical advertisers reach targeted viewers.

Comscore Sees Trouble for vMVPDs as Growth Slows and Prices Rise

Pure-play virtual MVPD services are growing, but at a dramatically slower rate than they were last year, a report on OTT viewing habits shows.

Featured Articles

Review: Telestream Wirecast 12

If you missed the last few upgrades to Wirecast, Telestream's multicam live video production and streaming platform, you've missed a lot, as Wirecast has gained significant functionality while retaining its high degree of usability.

Streaming Innovation in Manufacturing: Building the Future

The assembly line has changed. Streaming video and audio, as well as machine learning and computer vision, are helping manufacturing become smarter and leaner.

Akamai Looks to the Future of Broadcast at Edge World Conference

Broadcasters see a day coming when they won't use satellites at all, but can streaming handle the demand? Akamai explains how to beat the bottlenecks.

Star-Gazing at the Ever-Changing Streaming Video Universe

The galaxies that make up the "Streamverse" look far different today than they did 10 years ago. Some companies went supernova and others collapsed into black holes.

Short Cuts

Video: How Much Comment Moderation Makes Sense for Live Streams?

The Meet Group's Lauren Hallanan, BC Live's Dan Houze, and Cheesehead TV's Aaron Nagler debate the role and degree of comment moderation in social streaming in this clip from their Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

Video: What Is the Future of CMAF?

RealEyes Media Development Manager John Gainfort discusses CDN scaling, chunked encoding, and their future impact on latency in this clip from his Video Engineering Summit presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Editor's Note

Disaggregation Nation: Cord-Cutters Need to Make Tough Choices

The golden age of TV is also the golden age of TV providers. As the number of services grows exponentially, viewers wonder what they've gotten themselves into.

The Producer's View

Announcing the Swift Death of Per-Title Encoding, 2015-2019

Once revolutionary, pre-title encoding was replaced by shot-based encoding and then context aware encoding. Here's how to evaluate vendors when choosing a solution.

Blog

Entertainment Is Essential in Our Always-Streaming World

As advances in streaming video have made premium on-demand entertainment easier to come by, it's also made entertainment more vital, finds one survey.

The Call for Speakers Is Open for Streaming Media West 2019

The smartest, most talented, most creative minds in streaming video will be at the Streaming Media West conference this November. Will you be one of them?

Industry News

Qumu Signs International Partnership Agreement with London Startup CaptionHub

Enterprise video leader will leverage CaptionHub solution to deliver AI-powered video transcription, translation and subtitling to global customer base

Vidyard Releases 2019 Video in Business Benchmark Report; Uncovers Latest Trends on Video Creation, Publishing, Engagement and Analytics Across B2B Markets

Findings show that businesses are producing more videos than ever, average video length is down 33% while average viewer retention rate is up 13%, and more businesses are augmenting their video strategies with in-house content creation and advanced video

Ace Metrix Launches Cultural Sensitivity Measure

Scores are inclusive of all cultures and can be assessed on every ad